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Posted by: Louis Berger Services on Jun 03, 2023



Job Description:

LOGCAP - Power Plant Operator (RMI)

Who We Are - Louis Berger Services (LBS)

We are Louis Berger Services (LBS) and we specialize in operational excellence for defense mission and public critical infrastructure and facilities, globally. We offer turnkey operation and management solutions to reduce risk and life-cycle costs. As people-focused, safety-minded collaborators we are committed to unlocking the potential held by a workforce that is as diverse as the communities we serve. Join us and be involved in projects in our growing organization that partners with national, state, and local government agencies, multilateral institutions and commercial industry clients.

At the core of everything we do are our values: safety, ethics, respect, value, inclusion, community and excellence. These values are instilled into all of our relationships, projects, programs, and activities enabling us to provide solutions that have a positive impact on society.

Louis Berger Services, member of WSP USA, is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.

This Opportunity

Louis Berger Services is currently looking for qualified candidates to fill positions for a Power Plant Operator on multiple sites within INDOPACOM-Marshal Islands region (USAG-KA (Kwajalein and Roi-Namur)) in support of LOGCAP V.

All candidates must pass a pre-employment drug test and background check.

Your Impact Reports to Power Plant Lead Operator Performs hands on routine inspection, preventative maintenance, condition monitoring, troubleshooting, corrective and emergency repairs on power plant electrical production and distribution systems, associated local control systems and PULSE/SCADA system with computer servers and interface controllers in working order. Diagnose problems and then repair/replace defective parts as required Performs hands on electrical maintenance and repair of power production electrical and mechanical and auxiliary systems of power generation facilities operating at 5-85Mw and greater total output with diesel driven prime movers Performs hands on inspections, operates, and maintains the paralleling and main medium voltage switchgear systems, with local and remote monitor and metering capabilities, SCADA and PLC control systems, alarm response to ensure maximum system reliability Performs hands on inspections, operates, maintains and tests fuel receiving and distribution system including tanks, pumps, leak detection, fuel distribution and inventory, scheduling orders, and reporting Performs hourly genset, feeder readings and records readings on required documentation Inspects gensets for leaks and poor running condition. Annotates any faults found on required documentation Inspects operational activities for safety precautions and instructs employees against occupational hazards. Responsible for compliance with all safety policies, regulations and compliance with all OSHA and NFPA requirements Assists with maintaining technical library and record-keeping which documents all procedures necessary to accomplish assigned responsibility-daily/weekly/monthly reports, LOTO records, sanctions to test, permits to work, switching programs, hourly check sheets, meter readings, equipment service/maintenance/inspection/testing documents, black start procedure, etc Responsible for facility custodianship of work area, hand, power, and shop tools Responsible for power plant communications activities to include generator mechanics, power plant operators, MV electrical team Attend/participate in department meetings Responds to emergency calls regarding power generation equipment breakdowns and unit outages. Ability to interpret and apply required corrective action with data readings and results of equipment checks to identify equipment or process problems and take appropriate responses to correct or resolve problems Additional Duties and Responsibilities When workload/mission/staffing levels dictate, assist with daily Power Plant operations to include bringing online/offline gensets, synchronizing/paralleling gensets, taking hourly generator readings, fueling in power plant environment, electrical distribution installation/maintenance, facility maintenance, housekeeping, etc When workload/mission/staffing levels dictate, assist with MV/LV electrical/Power Plant operations teams with installation/removal of electrical distribution equipment Ensure required documentation/reporting is submitted in a timely manner Request/retrieve service/maintenance/repair parts/components from Prime Contractor Consolidated Material Warehouse and transport to powerplant service/repair location Attend/deliver daily Safety meetings/stand downs IAW with LBS (Louis Berger Services) and Prime contractor policies Assist Prime contractor Procurement/Materials staff with acquiring repair parts/consumables by suppling Genset model data, part numbers, descriptions and technical oversight when required Willingness to attend formal OEM specific genset and/or controls training Ensure power plant staff are performing service/maintenance/repair duties IAW US Military, Prime Contractor, Host Nation and LBS (Louis Berger Services) Environmental/Hazmat policies and procedures Attend LBS (Louis Berger Services) EHS (Electrical Health & Safety) training and establish a status of CP (Competent Person), AP (Authorized Person) or SAP (Senior Authorized Person) Operate/perform within the behavioral guidelines/policies/procedures put forth by USG, US Military Command, Host Nation, Prime Contractor and LBS Performs other duties as required Who You Are

Required Qualifications Must be eligible for base access Must be an RMI citizen to be eligible for the position Must be able to commute to and from the island of Kwajalein Must have a minimum of 1-year experience in inspecting, operating, monitoring, maintaining, and repairing multi-diesel driven generator power generation facilities with an output capacity of 5-85Mw or greater Hands on inspect, test, and repair components of electrical systems to include generators, transformers, transfer switches, switch gear, PLC controls, and fuel monitoring and delivery systems Ability to follow troubleshooting procedures and use deductive reasoning to isolate the fault; and provide step by step feedback on all steps taking Able to take specific verbal and written directions and carryout directions from the supervisor Decisions made are covered by specific, well-established work methods and procedures; In the event problems arise, operators at this level are able take corrective action in accordance with instructions or notify their supervisor Experience in providing prime power O&M Services to clients Good clear communication skills Valid drivers' license from home of record Must be familiar with the Fundamentals of Electrical Safety based on NFPA 70E standards Knowledge and experience regarding occupational hazards for electrical and mechanical trades, related safety practices, and skill required for the installation, maintenance, and repair of power generator systems and equipment Basic knowledge and trained with current certification of First Aid & CPR Must rescue an injured victim from an electrical conductor Must know Lockout/Tagout Procedures Must be willing and able to perform physical activities including heavy lifting, climbing in and out of equipment, crawling and working outdoors. Must be willing and able to lift and move items, parts assemblies and equipment up to the safety regulation maximum Preferred Qualifications Must be able to demonstrate general knowledge of industrial safety and environmental regulations, including compliance with OSHA and NFPA70E requirements, personal protective equipment use and lock out tag out procedures for electrical, mechanical and fluid systems and controls. Ability to read, comprehend/understand and apply information contained in manufacturer equipment manuals, facility document including drawings and specification, operation and maintenance manuals, standard operating and emergency response procedures, material safety data sheets, etc Ability to interpret and apply required corrective action with data readings and results of equipment checks to identify equipment or process problems and take appropriate responses to correct or resolve problems Specific understanding and knowledge of power generation equipment startup and shut down and basic equipment maintenance procedures as they relate to the power generation equipment and/or auxiliary operator Experience using all types hand and power tools, shop equipment such as hydraulic presses, drill presses, hydraulic, electric or pneumatic lifting devices, etc Experience using all types of measuring devices such as Vernier calipers, micrometers, dial bore gauges, etc Experienced in working with other technical staff Proactive nature and strong interpersonal skills in collaborating, communicating and working with (1) Senior managers and staff (to include Site management team), (2) Local and International subcontractors; (3) US Military representatives; and (4) Local officials as required Must have knowledge of use and proper application of Personal Protective Equipment Basic skill level with Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel is required, intermediate level is preferred Years of Experience: Minimum 1 years as Power Plant Lead Operator or equivalent Provide Certificates and/or willingness to attend formal training Level of English Required: Fluent--Spoken & Written Working Environment Duties will involve work in the outdoors with a potential exposure to tropical climatic conditions including frequent rainstorms, high humidity and temperatures up to 95F degrees in the summer months Must be able to work overhead with arms raised for extended periods Scheduled work hours up to 72 hours per week Additional Requirements Louis Berger Services, member of WSP USA, is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. Additional Details Required Education: High School Diploma / GED Minimum Years Experience: 1 years Travel Required: 25% Job Status: Regular Employee Type: Full Primary Location: MARSHALL ISLANDS - KWAJALEIN All locations: Marshall Islands

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About Louis Berger Services

At the core of everything we do is our guarantee to provide solutions that have a positive impact on society. Serving as a trusted partner to national, state and local government agencies; multilateral institutions and commercial industry clients worldwide, we help clients solve their most complex challenges. Our Services: We have specialized expertise in operating large, mission-essential facilities, including airfield services, logistics, heavy vehicle maintenance and fueling for the defense and security industries.

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